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Re: [LIH] Yahoo Mail
* Mithun Bhattacharya <04/08/01 12:57 +0530>:
> My SMTP commands are a bit rusty but can anyone tell me whats wrong with
> what I am doing here ...
> telnet> open 220.127.116.11 25
> Trying 18.104.22.168...
> Connected to 22.214.171.124.
> Escape character is '^]'.
> 220 YSmtp mta581.mail.yahoo.com ESMTP service ready
> helo egurucool.com
> 250 mta581.mail.yahoo.com
> mail from: mithun.b@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> 501 MAIL Syntax Error
Spotting the difference is left as an exercise for the reader. Yahoo uses a
rather heavily modified qmail, which is quite strict about SMTP.
mjollnir:~ telnet 126.96.36.199 25
Connected to 188.8.131.52.
Escape character is '^]'.
220 YSmtp mta571.mail.yahoo.com ESMTP service ready
mail from: <mithun.b@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
250 sender <mithun.b@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> ok
Connection closed by foreign host.